NTC Type Approval for Philippines

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The responsible authority for radio type approval in the Philippines is the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC). We are happy to assist you with your market access in the Philippines by obtaining the type approval certificate for your wireless product. The approval is valid for an unlimited period and is a certification that your device complies with the regulation of the Philippines.
To guarantee a successful certification process, we work together with a local partner who informs us about the current requirements and who is in direct contact with the authority NTC. Conformity assessment in the Philippines is based on the European (EU) Standards, according to special requirements, the FCC standard can also be accepted in some cases.
NTC has currently no mandatory requirement to put a label on radio equipment except for wireless terminal equipment like mobile phones, PSTN cordless phones, etc. wherein NTC type approval label is required. Our competent and skilled team is keen to oblige you with product certification and applicable standards.


Certificate example file for Philippines
Certificate example Philippines
Local Representative
Validity Period of Certification
∞ Months
Average lead time for radio type approval
8 Weeks
Certificate example (pdf, 461.32K)


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NTC Certification Process

NTC Type Approval

Mandatory for wireless products participating in public telecommunication networks.

01Manufacturer signs the Letter of Authorization
02Granting of accreditation for local suppliers to the NTC
03Shipment of a sample delivery to an accredited laboratory of the NTC
04In-country type testing by an NTC-accredited laboratory
05Verification of the documentation and issuance of the certificate by the NTC

NTC Type Acceptance

Radio Communications Equipment (RCE) products that are neither connected to the public network nor covered by Type Approval requirements must undergo compulsory Type Acceptance certification.

01Manufacturer signs the Letter of Authorization
02Granting of accreditation for local suppliers to the NTC
03Type testing by a CE or FCC accredited laboratory
04Assessment of test results by the NTC
05Verification of the documentation and issuance of the certificate by the NTC

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Philippines Radio Type Approval

What is Philippine NTC Certification?

Philippine NTC Certification, issued by the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC), is mandatory for all wireless and telecommunications products entering the Philippine market.

What products fall under the scope of NTC certification?

NTC certification applies to wireless products, including telecommunications equipment and telecommunications terminal equipment, and it expanded to include wireless-related products.

What are the NTC certification categories?

The certification category is compulsory certification, and there are two types: Type Approval for telecommunications products and Type Acceptance for wireless products.

What documents are required for the application?

Required application materials include the application form, power of attorney, product manual, module NTC certificate (if applicable), and various test reports, including RF, RF-EMC, EMC, safety, and SAR reports. The entire process takes approximately 4-8 weeks.

What is the validity period of NTC certification?

The validity period of the Philippine NTC certification is unlimited.

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Regulatory News for Philippines

  • 2020-01-30
    Draft Memorandum for non-specific short range devicesPhilippines - The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has recently published on their official website a draft Memorandum in addition of section 2 of Memorandum Circular No. 03-05-2007. This relates in particular non-specific short range devices operating in 314.9-315... »read more
  • 2017-06-09
    Updates to SRD RequirementsNTC of Philippines published in Memorandum Circular No. 03-06-2017 some changes:   Frequency Band   Type of SRD MC No. 03-05-2007 MC No. 03-06-2017 Maximum Field Strength / RF Output Power Non-specific Short Range Devicies, Telemetry, Telecommand, Alarms, Data in... »read more
  • 2013-06-25
    Modular Approval Rule UpdatePhilippine’s NTC declares Modular Approval cannot cover its host product. Even though NTC is still issuing Type Approval Certificates for modules, all NTC regional offices are instructed only to issue import permits for host products with a valid certification, a... »read more
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General Information about Philippines

Country calling Code
Philippine Peso
Country Code ISO 3166-2
Country Code ISO 3166-3
Alternate Country Names
Republic of the Philippines, Repúblika ng Pilipinas, Philippinen, Philippines, Filipini, Filippine, Filipinas, Филиппины, フィリピン, Filippinerna, 필리핀

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